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Units responding for investigation in Lake Shangri-la

At about 8:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 21000 block of 116th Street in Lake Shangri-La. Per dispatch: Caller reports smell of natural gas inside house and in basement. Occupants have evacuated. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Slow, no wake orders issued in Salem Lakes and Twin Lakes

Municipal governments in Salem Lakes and Twin Lakes have put most of their lakes under a slow, no wake order. One exception to the order is Silver Lake, which continues to have regular boat operation. The Twin Lakes order affects Lake Mary and Lake Elizabeth. The lakes there received over 4 inches of rain from […]

June 6, 2018 lake test results: Silver Lake County Park beach at caution

Silver Lake County Park beach is under swimming caution after testing on Tuesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Cautions are issued for results of more than 235 E.coli/100 mL. Beaches are closed to swimming for a test result of more than 1,000 E.coli/100 mL. Tuesday’s result at Silver Lake County Park beach was: 345 E.coli/100 mL. […]

Scattered power outages

We Energies is reporting some scattered power outages, likely due to the snow fall, in Western Kenosha County Tuesday morning. At 8:21 a.m., outages are being reported in: Silver Lake, less than 5 customers affected. Camp Lake, less than 5 customers affected. Lake Shangri-la, 98 customers affected. Rock Lake, less than 5 customers affected. Paddock Lake, 14 customers […]

Units responding for tree down in lake Shangri-la

At about 9:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a tree on a house in the 12000 block of 223rd Avenue in Lake Shangri-la. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for alarm in Lake Shangri-la

At about 6:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm in the 21700 block 121st Street in Lake Shangri-la. UPDATE 6:43 p.m. — Some residents may be having symptoms. Additional ambulance dispatched to the scene. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Slow no wake order lifted for Lake Shangri-la, Cross Lake and Voltz Lake

A slow no wake order for Lake Shangri-la, Cross Lake and Voltz Lake in Salem Lakes has been lifted, village administrator Patrick Casey said Wednesday afternoon. All other lakes in the village remain under slow no wake, Casey said. All village lakes were put under slow no wake after heavy rains on July 11-12. Share […]

Local lakes remain under slow no wake orders

Western Kenosha County lakes that were under slow no wake orders last weekend due to heavy rain are still under slow no wake. We checked with local municipalities  and slow no wake orders for the following are still in effect: Lakes Mary and Elizabeth in Twin Lakes. Paddock Lake. Lilly Lake in Wheatland. Powers Lake […]

Units responding for burning in Lake Shangri-la

At about 8:43 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 22300 block of 118th Street in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: A large fire near a wooden fence has been reported. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding for investigation in Lake Shangri-la

At about 7:45 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 12100 block of 223rd Avenue in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: A burning smell has been reported inside a residence. UPDATE about 8:02 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports to dispatch that problem is with a single appliance. Fire […]

Units responding for crash in Lake Shangri-la

At about 2:18 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 224th Avenue and 116th Street in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: Vehicle reportedly on side. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

2016 Lake Shangri-la ice fishing derby coverage (PHOTOS)

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it with westofthei.com — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 47th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” — got under way today. The event continues Sunday. More information is available here. Following are some more photos (submitted by Reid Lopatka) from today’s activities: […]

Happening now: Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” — is underway and continues Sunday. There will be hourly door prizes and fishing prizes. Derby raffle prizes include $1,000 cash […]

Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is Jan. 30 & 31

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it with westofthei.com — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 47th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” –will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30 and 31. There will be hourly door prizes and fishing prizes. Derby raffle prizes include […]

Lake Shangri-la July 4, 2015 boat parade

Lake Shangri-la was the site of a decorated boat parade Saturday morning. This was the 39th year for the event, which was followed by a breakfast. Here are some more photos from freelance photographer West Jacobs: Share35 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 35

UPDATE: Owner of car in Lake Shangri-la has 30 days to get it out

The owner of a car that ended up completely submerged in Lake Shangri-la Tuesday evening will have 30 days to get the vehicle out of the lake or face a Department of Natural Resources fine. The driver of the Ford Taurus on Tuesday at about 8 p.m. edged her vehicle to the water on a […]

Units responding for submerged vehicle in Lake Shangri-la

At about 7:59 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle submerged in water the 22000 block of 117th Street in Lake Shangri-la. Per dispatch: Caller said a woman and young child came to their home saying their car was submerged in the lake. Share49 Tweet Share […]

Sheriff’s spokesman: Lake Shangri-la shooting was targeted; public should not be be fearful

With the identification of a suspect in last week’s shooting in Lake Shangri-la, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department believes the public does not need to fear random acts of this type here. “I want to continue to stress that we do believe this incident was targeted and isolated,” Sgt. Dan Ruth, Sheriff’s Department public information officer, […]

Man found shot in Illinois Monday faces charges in Kenosha County

A man found shot at a bar in Lake Villa, Ill. Monday night is facing charges in Kenosha County. A press release from the Lake County Sheriff’s Department identified the man found in Lake Villa as Justin K. Diedrich, 23, various Illinois media outlets said. The release went on to say Diedrich “was at the scene of the […]

UPDATE: Assailants in Lake Shangri-la shooting incident wore masks

The assailants in a shooting Monday evening in Lake Shangri-la wore masks, the latest media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said. Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Detectives continue to follow new leads in the shooting incident on 03/30/15 at 2131 hours in the Lake Shangri-la Subdivision in the Town of Salem, Kenosha County. The 52-year-old […]

UPDATE: KCSD says assailants in Lake Shangri-la incident believed to be out of area

The assailants in a shooting incident in Lake Shangri-la Monday night appear to be out of the area, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said in a statement issued at 11:30 a.m. The full statement from Sgt. Dan Ruth, public information officer, said: The shooting incident which occurred last night in the Lake Shangri-la subdivision, […]

UPDATE: Victim’s injury not life-threatening in Lake Shangri-la shooting

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released the following information regarding a shooting in Lake Shangri-la Monday night: On 03-30-15, at approximately 2131 hours, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a shooting incident in the 22000 block of 121st Street (Street name corrected. — DH) in the town of Salem, Kenosha County.   Fire […]

Units responding to report of shooting in Lake Shangri-la

At about 9:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a shooting in the 22000 block of 121st Street in Lake Shangri-la. UPDATE 9:43 p.m. — Deputy reports that victim is conscious and breathing with a laceration to the head. UPDATE 9:44 p.m. — House is secure and […]

Units responding for vehicle in water in Lake Shangri-la

At about 7:23 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units, Kenosha County Dive Team members and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle in the water in the 21600 block of 121st Place in the Lake Shangri-la neighborhood. Per dispatch: A caller reported that a vehicle went down a hill with a curve and slid into the water. […]

Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby coverage (PHOTOS)

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it with westofthei.com — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” — got under way today. The event continues Sunday. More information is available here. Following are some more photos from the today’s activities: Share69 Tweet Share […]

A word from our sponsors: Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is Jan. 24 & 25

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it with westofthei.com — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” –will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25. There will be hourly door prizes and fishing prizes. Derby raffle prizes include […]

A word from our sponsors: Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is Jan. 24 & 25

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it with westofthei.com — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” –will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25. There will be hourly door prizes and fishing prizes. Derby raffle prizes include […]

A word from our sponsors: Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is Jan. 24 & 25

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it with westofthei.com — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” –will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25. There will be hourly door prizes and fishing prizes. Derby raffle prizes include […]

A word from our sponsors: Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is Jan. 24 & 25

Note: The organizers of this event have advertised it with westofthei.com — DH. Lake Shangri-la’s 46th Annual Ice Fishing Derby — “the biggest little fishing derby in the world” –will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25. There will be hourly door prizes and fishing prizes. Derby raffle prizes include […]

Suspect in Lake Shangri-la burglary sought

From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: This morning, at 2:35AM Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary in progress in the Lake Shangri-La area. The burglary was occurring at (a business in the 12600 block of 224th Ave.). As Deputies arrived on scene, the suspect fled north from the burglary. Deputies and a K-9 searched […]

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